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Touchwood, backside... 10 phrases we love to use
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Touchwood, backside... 10 phrases we love to use

How often do you use these phrases, asks Anita Aikara. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 1. Intimate How often have you come across an e-mail that ends with this line: Please intimate me at the earliest? Creepy, isn't it? At least, going by the dictionary meaning, intimate means involving a very close connection. Wonder what the person is trying to convey by using the word in an e-mail. We suggest you use: 'Please revert at the earliest.' 2. Touch wood Almost every sentence in India ends ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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5 money mistakes to avoid

Help yourself and your family financially by not falling prey to these, says Naval Goel Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Financial mistakes and blunders can happen at any age. With every new financial responsibility, comes a whole lot of ways to mess with your money. Well, you are not alone. All of us, irrespective of age have committed money mistakes sometime or the other. The momentary happiness at the sight of salary credit message sags pretty soon due to financial mismanagement. With ...
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Dear parents, you can contribute to Oxford English Dictionary!

The dictionary would like to hear about new words and senses of familiar words from parents.Illustration by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Parents take note! The Oxford English Dictionary's publisher, Oxford University Press, has appealed for ideas from users of the parenting website Mumsnet. It said it would like to hear about brand new words and new senses of familiar words. Suggestions from parents on Mumsnet include 'hangry', 'defleated', and 'whinese'. Fi Mooring, senior ...
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GST looming, how will CBEC restructure itself?

As Centre cedes power to states in indirect tax, it wants to all ystaffers' worry of little work. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. Amid staff concerns over redundancy in the post-goods and services tax (GST) regime from the coming financial year, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is identifying new areas of work in international customs, risk assessment, post-clearance audits and taxpayer services, among others, to remain relevant. With limited administrative role under GST, ...
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Buy low, sell high is quite a dumb idea!

Your plan, and not what the market is doing, should drive your behavior.  Buy stocks when the prices are low, and sell when they are high is one investment advice which is clichéd, misunderstood and abused. Abused. Because I can quote reams of data and statistic on how investors behave quite the opposite. Be it any asset class, be it any corner of the world, investors pump in money when the market tops and push the panic button and exit when it tanks. Abused. Because it says ...
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Why a 'no-fly' list is a good idea

A public blacklist that bars you from flying for a certain period -- based on the severity of your offence -- could in fact deter others from behaving badly, says Anjuli Bhargava. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I don’t know how many readers remember Jitender Mohla who managed, a few years ago, to create a commotion both in the air and on the ground with his antics on-board an IndiGo flight.   Mohla claimed he belonged to an unheard of terrorist group, said he was armed and ...
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What is a job loss fund? Do you have it?

It should cover mandatory expenses, insurance premiums and loan installments for six months to a year.Illustration by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com After almost a decade since the Lehman crisis in 2008, job cuts are again making headlines. Whether it is an HDFC Bank (which reduced headcount by 4,500 in the third quarter) or e-commerce firms like Snapdeal, a large number of companies are pruning personnel consciously to save costs and conserve cash. There are a lot of sectors like telecom, information ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Eve-teasing: When a NO means a NO!

The Pune techie didn't escape strangulation. But she was a brave woman. She fought back. She said NO. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The awful murder of Pune Infosys IT professional, Rasila Raju by the office security guard, for unwanted attention ie eve-teasing, is another tragedy in a long list of similar calamities. The victim was brave enough to stand up for herself before she was strangled. Indeed she inspires the women of our country to fight back and say NO! Could the Pune ...
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GST regime: Five ways how doing business will be different

GST compliance will certainly push up cash flow requirement. Most experts feel GST rules have the potential to trigger legal dispute for taxpayers. With the implementation of the goods and services tax less than 75 days away -- assuming July 1 as the roll-out date -- Sudipto Dey provides a guide to how businesses can navigate the transition. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com What should businesses keep in mind while generating invoice? Generating an invoice is perhaps the most critical ...
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Pre-paying home loan? Read this first

When does it make sense and when does it not?Adhil Shetty, CEO, BankBazaar.com, explains the pros and cons of such a move.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It is that part of the year when salaried employees receive their annual bonus. After a year's hard work, people eagerly look forward to this windfall, which they often wish to spend on things they have desired for long, such as a vacation or a consumer durable. While it is alright to use a part of the bonus for fulfiling one's long-held ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
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